Ash vs Swamp Ash Bodies

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Gerard Rizzardo, Mar 4, 2004.

  1. Is there a difference between Ash and Swamp Ash bodies, in their sound ?? Secondly, their appearence ??
  2. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    IME, the woods are basically identical in terms of sound and appearance. The primary difference is weight. The lightest basses I've played have always been swamp ash; by contrast, some of the heaviest I've played have been ash.